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 Close Combat Under Way in Marinka. Terrorists Shell Outskirts of Donetsk With Grad and Howitzers - Media

Fierce fighting sparked on the western border of Donetsk. Besides the powerful artillery clashes occur from time to time.

This is stated by Donetskiie Vesti citing eye witnesses, Censor.NET reports.

"At the moment there is close combat fighting in Marinka," a local resident says. Black smoke can be seen and shots are heard in the area of Pisky.

It also reported that in the southwest of Donetsk there is a powerful artillery shelling under way. Severe strikes are being conducted on Trudovske, Shakhta, with Novomariinka village on fire. According to the locals, the gunmen are fired at Marinka and Krasnohorivka, where the Ukrainian army is deployed.

According to the publication, a battery of militants' Grad systems deployed between Donetsk and Makiivka began shelling the northern outskirts of Donetsk.

Grads are shelling the Donetsk airport area, but due to low precision cover Putylivka and Partyzanskyi Prospekt hitting houses. Two riser of an apartment building at Partyzanskyi Prospekt have been destroyed.

Not far from the Grad battery, an artillery unit MSTA-S (modern 152-mm divisional self-propelled howitzer) has been spotted.

 
 
 
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